Shimonoseki Strait
geographical name strait Japan between Honshu & Kyushu connecting Inland Sea & Korea Strait

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Shimonoseki — /shim euh neuh say kee/; Japn. /shee maw naw se kee/, n. a seaport on SW Honshu, in SW Japan: treaty ending Sino Japanese War signed 1895. 268,964. * * * ▪ Japan  largest city, Yamaguchi ken (prefecture), Honshu, Japan, occupying a strategic… …   Universalium

  • Shimonoseki — or formerly Bakan geographical name city & port Japan in SW Honshu on Shimonoseki Strait population 262,643 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Shimonoseki — shi (下関市) Le centre ville de Shimonoseki et le détroit de Kammon Administration Pays Japon Région …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi — Infobox City Japan Name= Shimonoseki JapaneseName= 下関市 Map Region= Chūgoku Prefecture= Yamaguchi District= Area km2= 715.83 PopDate= 2005 Population= 290,693 Density km2= Coords= LatitudeDegrees= 33 LatitudeMinutes= 57 LatitudeSeconds=… …   Wikipedia

  • Bombardment of Shimonoseki — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Bombardment of Shimonoseki (下関戦争・馬関戦争) partof=1863 64 Chōshū Rebellion caption= date=July 16 to August 14, 1863 and from September 5 6, 1864 place=Shimonoseki Strait, Japan result=Decisive Allied Victory… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Shimonoseki Straits — The USS Wyoming battling in the Shimonoseki Straits against the Choshu steam warships Daniel Webster, the brig Lanrick, and the steamer Lancefield …   Wikipedia

  • Naval battle of Shimonoseki — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Naval Battle of Shimonoseki caption=The USS Wyoming battling in the Shimonoseki Straits against the Choshu steam warships Daniel Webster , the brig Lanrick ( Kosei ), and the steamer Lancefield ( Koshin ).… …   Wikipedia

  • Tsushima Strait — nihongo|Tsushima Strait|対馬海峡|tsushima kaikyō, also known as the Tsu Shima Strait or Tsu Shima Strait ) is the eastern channel of the Korea Strait, which lies between Korea and Japan, connecting the Sea of Japan and the East China Sea.The Tsushima …   Wikipedia

  • Cross-Strait relations — Territories currently administered by the two governments that formally use the name China: the PRC (in purple) and the ROC (in orange). The size of minor islands have been exaggerated in this map for ease of identification …   Wikipedia

  • Korea Strait — Map showing the Korea Strait. North Korean name Chosŏn gŭl …   Wikipedia

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